Identifier: PS648.S3 F2163
Fantastic Universe was begun in 1953 under King-Size Publications. This collection contains issues ranging from to 1953-1958, though the reader should note that the collection may not be complete.
Language of Materials
These materials are in English
Conditions Governing Access
These materials have unrestricted access.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.
.8 Linear Feet (This collection is .4 linear feet.)
Scope and Contents
Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collections holds issues of the magazine published between 1953-1958. It may not be a complete run of the publication.
Biographical / Historical
Fantastic Universe was a science fiction periodical that ran from 1953 to 1960, first under King-Size Pubs. and later under Great American Publications, Inc. During the time of its publication, Fantastic Universe had a fairly high level of quaility and was regarded positively. The publication ran for seven years and the final issue was published in March of 1960. The History of the Science-fiction Magazine Series by Michael Ashley and the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazine Index: 1890-2006+ by Stephen T. Miller and William G. Contento was used to gather historical information about this publication.
These materials are arranged chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials for this collection were donated by M. L. Ourster, Joseph Geierman, Robert Swain and William Scheick.
Materials processed by Jocelyn Jagrowski in April 2020.
- Inventory of Fantastic Universe
- In Progress
- Jocelyn Jagrowski
- April 2020
- Description rules
- Finding aid prepared using RLG Best Practice Guidelines for Encoded Archival Description and Describing Archives: A Content Standard.
- Language of description